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Understanding Teenagers

Understanding Teenagers

Recently, I was working on a writing project that needed me to sound like a fifteen-year-old girl and, despite having been one of those only a few years ago, I found it hard to be sure whether I was getting it at all right. How could I strike a balance between writing how I wanted to write, and writing how I would have sounded at that age? I’ve always had a relatively sophisticated writing style by virtue of writing so…

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Forgotten Genres (TCWT)

Forgotten Genres (TCWT)

So. Guess what I was supposed to do on the 8th. That’s right, I completely missed my turn for the Teens Can Write Too blog chain, being under the mistaken impression (though I don’t know why) that I was due to write on the 12th. Since they have ceased to send us a schedule via email, it was not until I checked the site this morning to remember what the prompt actually was that I realised I should have written…

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